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Day 433

Response to this Washington Post article that I found...


https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/pearls-before-breakfast-can-one-of-the-nations-great-musicians-cut-through-the-fog-of-a-dc-rush-hour-lets-find-out/2014/09/23/8a6d46da-4331-11e4-b47c-f5889e061e5f_story.html


The experiment from the Washington Post tells me that sometimes perpetual set can cause humans to miss out on something beautiful. We are too caught up in what we need to do and need to perceive that beauty can go un-noticed. Most people failed to grasp what was happening because they've been conditioned to ignore street performers and other outside noise so that they can get from destination to destination essentially mindlessly. I think some people did, such as the little kid Evan, because they are more perceptive to their surroundings. Various government employees stopped because they were interested in the music, music that some didn't even realize was playing.

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